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Looking for VBS help? MUMM & EP3-20 to the rescue!

Looking for VBS help? MUMM & EP3-20 to the rescue!

2/1/2019
MUMM is working on its calendar for Summer 2019. If you’re a church in Southwest, South Central or Southeast district, looking for help, let us know.  We’re also sharing our VBS plans at three VBS Fairs in February and March. Preview the 2019 Cokesbury To Mars & Beyond VBS curriculum with puppet and DVD, crafts and science experiments. Mark your calendars to attend one: 2-3:30 p.m., Sun. Feb. 24 at Chariton First UMC 2-3:30 p.m., Sun. March 3 at Atlantic First UMC 2-3:30 p.m., Sun. March 24 ...

Rev. Moody Colorado appointed Superintendent of SC District

Rev. Moody Colorado appointed Superintendent of SC District

1/7/2019
Bishop Laurie Haller announced that Rev. Colorado’s new appointment will begin on July 1, 2019. “I am delighted that Rev. Moody Colorado will be joining the appointive cabinet as the superintendent of the South Central District,” she said. She noted that Rev. Colorado, his wife, Elizabeth, and son John moved from the Philippines to Iowa is presently serving at Wellman, Asbury and West Chester United Methodist Churches. “As a kid I struggled with stage fright and I thought it would take a miracle...

Budget Team update from Bill Poland

Budget Team update from Bill Poland

11/30/2018
In the most recent episode of Iowa Conference Conversations, Rev. Bill Poland describes the work of the Budget Review team and its proposals. The Budget Team has been tasked to recommend a 2020 budget that is missionally-directed by the three Strategic Priorities adopted by the Annual Conference (2013). The Team has also been tasked to propose expense reductions by $1 million.